Michigan Policast for Monday, December 9, 2019

  In this episode:

  • Medicaid and work requirements
  • Trump and SNAP
  • Senator Curtis Hertel Jr with the latest on the budget
  • Walberg, Upton, Amash congressional races
  • State Representative Larry Inman’s wacky trial
  • Former Congressman Mike Rogers on the House Intelligence Committee
  • Transcript

 

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Michigan Policast for Monday, December 1, 2019

Cover photo: GM/Buick/Chevy complex in Flint, MI

  In this episode:

  • Tax incentives or corporate welfare?
  • Larry Inman recall petitions thrown out
  • Arizona redistricting commission vs Michigan Independent Citizens Redistricting Commission
  • Democratic primary polls
  • Pence visits Michigan again
  • Bloomberg money hits Michigan
  • University of Farmington students — scammers or victims?
  • Transcript

 

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Michigan Policast for Monday, November 25, 2019

  In this episode:

  • Impeachment and Michigan – Gary Peters, Haley Stevens, Elissa Slotkin, Fred Upton, Justin Amash
  • Larry Inman recall campaign
  • Mike Shirkey’s cheap shots
  • LG Garlin Gilcrest signs bill into law
  • Dem primary – Debates, Bloomberg, and the latest polls
  • The Independent Citizens Redistricting Commission needs you
  • The effort to change term limits in Michigan
  • AG Nessel joins CA in the fight over automobile mileage standards
  • Ironman competition shuts down Leelenau County … was it legal?
  • Transcript

 

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Michigan Policast for Monday, November 18, 2019

  In this episode:

  • Impeachment – dogs, ponies, and witness tampering
  • Democratic primary – polls and new candidates
  • Voters who regret their vote for Trump
  • AG Nessel – Robocall crackdown and lightbulb efficiency lawsuit
  • Ethics investigations – Rashida Tlaib and Bill Huizenga
  • Transcript

 

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Michigan Policast for Monday, November 11, 2019

  In this episode:

  • State Budget – Shirkey walks away
  • The latest on Enbridge line 5
  • Michigan and the Presidential Primary
  • Vote Vets v Restoration PAC (Gary Peters v John James)
  • Election reform is working
  • Interview: Jim DeLine on Ranked Choice Voting
  • Transcript

 

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Michigan Policast for Monday, November 4, 2019

  In this episode:

  • Polling – Impeachment and job approval
  • Social media and political advertising
  • Slut-shaming and double standards
  • Interview with Julie Brixie on the Michigan Reproductive Health Act (RHA)
  • Lightning round
  • Transcript

 

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Michigan Policast for Monday, October 28, 2019

  In this episode:

  • 14,000 lies and fake news
  • Interview: Dr Matt Grossmann (MSU) on those new “news” websites
  • Q3 fundraising results for state candidates
  • Voters Not Politicians – Redistricting commission applications available
  • Left and right might work together on other reforms
  • Lightning round
  • Interview: Bernie Porn of EPIC/MRA
  • Transcript

 

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Michigan Policast for Monday, October 21, 2019

  In this episode:

 

  • Governor William Milliken
  • Michigan GOP vs the statutory authority of the Governor and the Department of Technology, Management and Budget
  • A moment of bipartisanship in Lansing – Raise the Age
  • “Constitutional Carry” vs CPL
  • Lightning Round – free-speech foolishness, debates, money, and Gary Peters vs who?
  • Transcript

 

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Michigan Policast for Monday, October 14, 2019

  In this episode:

  • Michigan budget updates
  • GOP Congressional Leadership Fund SuperPAC uses impeachment support to target Elissa Slotkin, other swing-district Dems
  • Congressmen Justin Amash and Fred Upton also have tough races coming up
  • Democratic presidential primary debate – Oct 15 in Ohio
  • Craig Mauger of Michigan Campaign Finance Network is moving to Detroit News
  • Interview: Michigan Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson
  • Transcript

 

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Michigan Policast for Monday, October 7, 2019

  In this episode:

  • Impeachment. Seriously, new day, new stuff.
  • Michigan budget. Shutdown avoided. Republicans get Republican’d.
  • Updates on the status of our roads and bridges
  • Interview: Jonathan Oosting, Michigan politics reporter for Bridge Michigan
  • … and the rest of the Michigan news
  • Transcript

 

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